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Newly Available Collection: Earl Landreth papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Earl Landreth (1893-1966) served as an officer in the Philippine Scouts in 1915, and in the U.S. Army, 1917, and rose to the rank of Colonel. The collection consists of correspondence from Landreth to his family during WWII, lectures delivered at Ft. Leavenworth, biographical material, and a publication by Landreth titled Washington Diaries, 1933-1935.

Guide to the Earl Landreth Papers

Newly Available Collection: Albert M. Taylor papers

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Albert Montreville Taylor served in the Philippine Constabulary. The collection (1900-1966) contains correspondence, diaries, constabulary records and publications, and also personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.

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Guide to the Albert M. Taylor Papers

newly Available Collection: Will H. Robinson letter to Grace Plummer

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Will H. Robinson served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines. The collection (1899) contains one letter from Robinson, sent from Manila, to Grace Plummer of Portland, Oregon.

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Guide to the Will H. Robinson Letter to Grace Plummer

Newly Available Collection: Peter Bernard Kyne war correspondence

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Peter Bernard Kyne (1880 – 1957) a soldier who served in the Spanish American War and WWI, became an author whose war experience provided the background for many of his later stories. The collection (1898-1918) contains correspondence written while Kyne served in the Philippines, during his discharge between wars, and a later letter written in France during WWI.

Guide to the Peter Bernard Kyne War Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Mark L. Hersey papers

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Mark L. Hersey (1863-1934) was appointed inspector of the Philippine Constabulary in 1905 and became chief of the Mindanao District in 1909, where he served until 1914. The collection (1909-1914) contains diaries and correspondence.

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Guide to the Mark L. Hersey Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jacob Imhof letter to Agnes Plummer

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Jacob Imhoff served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines, in Company E, 14th Infantry. The collection (1899) consists of one letter from Imhoff to Agnes Plummer of Portland, Oregon, in which he describes military life.

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Guide to the Jacob Imhoff Letter to Agnes Plummer

Newly Available Collection: Maurice P. Alger papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Maurice P. Alger (1866-1961) was commissioned third lieutenant in the Philippine Constabulary in 1908, rose to grade of captain, retired in 1918, and later went into business in the Philippine Islands.

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Guide to the Maurice P. Alger Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lemuel Evans Boren papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Lemuel Evans Boren (1879-1961) served in the infantry in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands, was appointed inspector in the Philippine Constabulary in 1901, promoted to major, and resigned in 1909. The collection (1899-1920) contains diaries, a monograph, military records, certificates, photographs, correspondence, and other papers.

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Guide to the Lemuel Evans Boren Papers

Newly Available Collection: Frederick W. Wichman

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Frederick W. Wichman served as a seaman, and in the infantry in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War, 1898-1901. The collection contains diaries and letters Wichman kept during his military service, and during a voyage around the world in 1901.

Guide to the Frederick W. Wichman Diaries and Letters

Newly Available Collection: William C. Gleim letters

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

William C. Gleim was an enlisted man from Chicago during the Philippine-American War (Philippine War of Independence), probably in the 1st Illinois Battalion. The collection (1899) contains correspondence written from Gleim to his parents from the transport ship Sherman en route to the Philippines, and from Luzon.

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Guide to the William C. Gleim Letters